In my locality there is a man, and he is famous for asking riddles. If he met anyone on the read instead of saluting him he would give him a riddle and make him solve it. The name of the man is Michael Regan. These are some of the riddles I heard him ask:
How long did Cain hate his brother? -
Answer. As long as he was Abel.
On what side of a church does the yew tree grow?-
Answer. The outside.
What is it that wears shoes and has not any on?-
Answer. A football.
Where does a boy usually go on his 12th Birthday?-
Answer. Into his thirteenth year.
What is a half moon like?-
Answer. The other half.
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- Thomas King
- Kiltomy, Co. Kerry